Contemplative Journal
is an online educational magazine
with the goal to empower people
on the meditative path
through articles, online classes,
and community listings.



Read the Journal for informative spiritual articles on a variety of subjects to enhance your contemplative knowledge.



Study online with one of our respected spiritual teachers for a deeper awakening in your own spiritual journey.



Find inner peace by surrounding yourselves with local communities that can encourage you along the path of enlightenment.

Latest Articles from the Journal

August 30, 2016

3 Sufi Masters and Their Historical Contributions to Sufism

Sufism is a mystical path of love that leads to the experience of divine oneness, union wi

August 25, 2016

A Sacred Story – From Violence to Love

“True healing of violence begins with our personal story.  When we gather the courage t

August 23, 2016

What Do Your Dreams Mean? A Study in Interpretation

Perspective on Dreams Our nighttime dreams provide us one of the greatest tools of self-aw

August 18, 2016

16 Fun Facts About Karuna from Light on Kundalini & Kundalini Yoga

For those of you who may never have heard of Karuna (yoga instructor from Light on Kundali

August 16, 2016

7 Lessons Learned Through A Practice of Weekly Silence

If you’ve ever wondered what difference it would make if you brought silence into your l

August 11, 2016

Walk Along the Camino De Santiago – Part II

This week, Phileena Heuertz of the Gravity Center will be sharing her two part series desc

August 9, 2016

Walk Along the Camino De Santiago – Part I

This week, Phileena Heuertz of the Gravity Center will be sharing her two part series desc

August 4, 2016

Coming Alive: One Encounter at a Time – Part 1

Diane Millis will share three articles over the next three months about the power and sign

Featured Communities

Life is to be lived in community. Our heart behind our directory
is to highlight places where you can find solace for your soul
in the midst of a hectic, chaotic world.
Here are some featured communities.

sky farm retreat

Retreat: Sky Farm Heritage

Sky Farm Hermitage was founded by the hermit Fr Dunstan Morrissey in 1975. He established it in the Hesycast tradition with a chapel and nearby hermitages. Wild nature surrounds Sky Farm and draws one into its stillness and silence: this is the rare gift Sky Farm imparts.

Located: Sonoma, California

St Mary by the sea retreat

Retreat: Saint Mary by-the-Sea Retreat House

Saint Mary by-the-Sea, Cape May Point, is a retreat house sponsored by the Congregation of the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Philadelphia to provide opportunities for annual retreat for the members of the Congregation and others who desire a similar retreat experience.

Located: Cape May Point, New Jersey

Wilderness Edge Retreat

Retreat: Wilderness Edge Retreat

Wilderness Edge Retreat and Conference Centre is located in beautiful Pinawa, Manitoba inside Whiteshell Provincial Park and on the edge of Canada’s Canadian Shield overlooking the Winnipeg River. The Retreat Centre is an adaption of an 80,000 sq. ft. staff house, built in 1963, for Atomic Energy of Canada scientists.

Located: Pinawa, Manitoba, Canada

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